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Dilip Kumar's 'Son' Shah Rukh Khan Visits Him. See Pics Dilip Kumar's 'Son' Shah Rukh Khan Visits Him. See Pics
- August 18, 2017

Dilip Kumar's wife Saira Banu shared the pictures of the two actors which spoke volumes about the love and respect SRK has for the legendary actor. "He (Aamir) goes out of his way to comply with such requests and is constantly in touch". We haven't seen his last three-four films because we have been going through some tough times these last few years. (more...)
Driver who plowed into Charlottesville crowd reported to have held Nazi views Driver who plowed into Charlottesville crowd reported to have held Nazi views
- August 16, 2017

Weimer recalled that Fields wrote a very detailed paper about the Nazis in the Second World War. Federal authorities are holding a civil rights investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash. "I thought it had something to do with (President Donald) Trump", she said. A photo of Fields captured at the Saturday rally showed him carrying symbols attributed to a racist right-wing organization, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors American hate groups. (more...)
Australia's government accuses New Zealand of 'conspiring' against it Australia's government accuses New Zealand of 'conspiring' against it
- August 16, 2017

That is where people would expect my focus to be. Allegations were raised in a New Zealand Parliament deliberately designed by the Labor in Australia to undermine confidence in the Australian government . 'Clearly the Labor Party are involved in a conspiracy using a foreign government, in this case New Zealand, to try and bring down the Australian Government, ' he told Sky News . (more...)
'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' First day box-office collection 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' First day box-office collection
- August 13, 2017

But bad reviews not withstanding Toilet: Ek Prem Katha's opening has been considerably lower than that of Jab Harry Met Sejal , which opened at Rs 15.5 crore, highest in a love story genre, obviously driven by King Khan's star power. The film is directed by Shree Narayan Singh and released worldwide on August 11. The movie Toilet Ek Prem Katha has been made in the budget of Rs. (more...)
Swift security guard says DJ reached under skirt Swift security guard says DJ reached under skirt
- August 12, 2017

Swift countersued , claiming Mueller sexually assaulted her . "It was just destroying her that she said that", she testified . Under questioning from the Denver DJ's lawyer, Swift , 27, said: 'Your client grabbed my ass'. Dent says the alleged assault happened before an infamous photo - since released to TMZ - was taken. Swift testified, "He did not touch my rib". (more...)
Usher Zips Up Quantasia Sharpton's Accusations: Usher Zips Up Quantasia Sharpton's Accusations: "Absolutely Didn't Hook Up W/ Her"
- August 10, 2017

She has since tested negative for herpes. One source says he believes it's "an esteem booster" to choose various people Usher sees in the audience and single them out. They talked for a while, then had "sexual contact", Sharpton said. She said that she never heard from him again. "I would never have consented if I had known", she said. (more...)
'Dark Tower' Takes the Lead in Slow Weekend Box Office 'Dark Tower' Takes the Lead in Slow Weekend Box Office
- August 09, 2017

After a decade in development and talent the likes of Damon Lindelof, J.J. Abrams, and Ron Howard taking a swing at cracking it, the task of adapting Stephen King's The Dark Tower finally fell to Akiva Goldsman, a man who has a slew of box-office misfires to his credit. (more...)
Hackers Who Stole 'Game Of Thrones' Episodes Demand Millions In Ransom
- August 09, 2017

The iconic fantasy drama series, which is now making its way through its seventh season, has been the targeted by hackers, who have obtained 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO . One document allegedly includes HBO CEO Richard Plepler's contact list, along with a GoT cast list with contact information for actors including Emilia Clarke , Lena Headey , and Peter Dinklage . (more...)
Taylor Swift trial over alleged DJ groping incident to begin jury selection Taylor Swift trial over alleged DJ groping incident to begin jury selection
- August 08, 2017

Ms. Swift described being too "surprised, upset, offended and alarmed", and noted that Mr. Mueller was an intimidating 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds. Mueller was removed from the concert after security guards tracked him down, and Swift's team gave the photo to the station. (more...)
Bruce Willis Is Out For Blood In First Death Wish Trailer Bruce Willis Is Out For Blood In First Death Wish Trailer
- August 04, 2017

I mean I really think this can be his 'Taken .' The fun is watching him go insane and watching someone slowly move the moral goal post". While very similar, Roth's Death Wish dodges the label of simply being a remake of the original by changing up some key details. (more...)
Iron Giant, Freddy Krueger & More Cameo in First Ready Player One Trailer Iron Giant, Freddy Krueger & More Cameo in First Ready Player One Trailer
- July 23, 2017

Released today at Comic-Con, the trailer for Ready Player One is absolutely insane. The trailer centers on star Tye Sheridan as Wade Watts, a teenage gamer who embarks on a thrilling treasure hunt in a video game called Oasis , designed by the eccentric James Halliday, portrayed by Spielberg darling Mark Rylance . (more...)
Ben Affleck Responds to Rumors; Excited for Batman's Future in DCEU Ben Affleck Responds to Rumors; Excited for Batman's Future in DCEU
- July 23, 2017

Heck, maybe Affleck is being honest and Reeves is an exciting enough director to keep him in the cowl. The actor and director, who will reprise his role as the Caped Crusader in November's Justice League and is slated to appear in the standalone film The Batman , told a packed crowd at Hall H inside the San Diego Convention Center on Saturday that he's committed to the part. (more...)
Yankees surge past Colon in 5th for 6-3 win over Twins Yankees surge past Colon in 5th for 6-3 win over Twins
- July 20, 2017

Pressley inherited a runner and promptly gave up an RBI single to Judge. Over on the Twins' side, they're rolling with RHP Jose Berrios on Wednesday. Colón took a 3-1 lead into the fifth inning, but gave up three runs that frame without recording an out. He posted pedestrian final stats against one of baseball's most powerful lineups, which is 4th in MLB in runs and 7th in both average and home runs, and the Yankees continued to prove their potency against Colon's replacement, the surging ... (more...)
Jagga Jasoos - A Unique Effort That Is Worthy Of All The Applause Jagga Jasoos - A Unique Effort That Is Worthy Of All The Applause
- July 16, 2017

The film received mixed reviews from the audience and critics. On the positive side, the makers of Jagga Jasoos can take comfort that many movie buffs would still like to watch the film on a 70mm screen to get the real experience instead of watching inferior versions on the Internet. (more...)
This is Why Harry Styles Isn't Really in the 'Dunkirk' Trailers This is Why Harry Styles Isn't Really in the 'Dunkirk' Trailers
- July 15, 2017

Set in 1940, the film deftly depicts a climatic moment in World War II when 400,000 Allied soldiers were trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk , France, caught between the English Channel and the German army. "Like most British people, Dunkirk is a story I've grown up with", he tells WENN. Dunkirk hits theaters on July 21. Harry wasn't the only cast member to suit up for the premiere, with Cillian Murphy donning a charcoal number and pale blue shirt, while Mark Rylance sported a black ... (more...)
Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice Has Died Live Crew's Fresh Kid Ice Has Died
- July 14, 2017

The duo later linked up with Luther "Luke" Campbell when they signed with his record label. Chris and Uncle Luke were arrested that same year following a live performance that police said was obscene and lewd. He released Freaky Chinese in 2004, which notably featured several appearances from Flo Rida before he hit song charts. Fresh Kid previously addressed how being one of the first Asian rappers impacted his fans. (more...)
Caution ahead of Yellen's congressional testimony Caution ahead of Yellen's congressional testimony
- July 13, 2017

While the Dow ended the day roughly flat, the broader Nasdaq and S&P 500 closed in positive territory. Asked about her future she said that "it well may be" that this is her last term. That meant that the "federal funds rate would not have to rise all that much further to get to a neutral policy stance". "Because the neutral rate is now quite low by historical standards, the federal funds rate would not have to rise all that much further to get to a neutral policy stance". (more...)
Longtime Kermit The Frog Voice Actor Quits The Muppets Longtime Kermit The Frog Voice Actor Quits The Muppets
- July 12, 2017

He had been with the company since 1978 and was selected to take over the roles of Kermit and Ernie after Jim Henson passed away in 1990. Muppets performer Matt Vogel will take over from Whitmire. No reasoning for Whitmire's departure has been announced. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Henson's son, Brian, chose Whitmire to perform as the amphibian. (more...)
'No Trump, Yes Paris': Greenpeace Gives US President Cold Welcome in Poland 'No Trump, Yes Paris': Greenpeace Gives US President Cold Welcome in Poland
- July 07, 2017

Trump said . "North Korea - we'll take care of it, folks; we're going to take care of it all", Trump told reporters February 16 at a press conference. President Donald Trump has warned that the values of the West are under attack and questioned whether its people have the will to fight for it. The simple answer is that when Trump talks about protecting the West, he mostly means keeping non-Western people out of it, a message Poland's current government undoubtedly approves of as well. (more...)
South Koreans share lead at Women's PGA South Koreans share lead at Women's PGA
- July 03, 2017

Ewart Shadoff also carded a blemish-free round of 66 to move to within a shot of the leaders, sitting alongside South Korean trio Mi Hyang Lee , Chella Choi and Amy Yang and America's Brittany Lincicome . She shot a 2-under 69 Saturday, which put her at 7 under for the tournament. So I made a lot of opportunities for the birdie chance'. The Smiths Falls, Ont., product used some fine shot-making and solid putting through the first 16 holes to climb up the leaderboard and to within a shot ... (more...)
China's Long March 5 fails shortly after launch, threatening space ambitions China's Long March 5 fails shortly after launch, threatening space ambitions
- July 03, 2017

Video from the live broadcast showed the rocket shooting into the sky, with a voice-over indicating everything was going well. However, live footage stopped before this point, with Xinhua later releasing a short announcement that launch had failed. (more...)
Did the Pacers Just Want Paul George out of the Eastern Conference? Did the Pacers Just Want Paul George out of the Eastern Conference?
- July 02, 2017

The Pacers , according to ESPN , sent him to Oklahoma City for guard Victor Oladipo and forward Domantas Sabonis . For weeks, George's fate was up for speculation, after he said he would become a free agent next offseason and wanted to join the Los Angeles Lakers , being that he's from Southern California. (more...)
Arsenal target 'wants out' of Lyon; increased offer expected Arsenal target 'wants out' of Lyon; increased offer expected
- July 01, 2017

Aulas has previously admitted that the 26-year-old could still leave Parc Olympique Lyonnais, but now insists that his own club must first find a suitable replacement. "I am a competitive player even if I have to improve in all areas, I really want to work and help the club achieve its goals . If there are arrivals at Arsenal , perhaps Olivier would like to return to France". (more...)
Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting
- June 22, 2017

But Fox News reported that it had not confirmed any names on the list. According to investigators, while James Hodgkinson was firing at members of Congress Wednesday morning he was carrying a handwritten list in his pocket with names of several Republican congressman. (more...)
UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit UK to double length of next Parliament to deal with Brexit
- June 22, 2017

Nor was there a mention of President Donald Trump's previously announced, but as yet unscheduled state visit . But Downing Street confirmed that the invitation to Mr Trump stands and said it did not feature because a date is yet to be fixed. (more...)
Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Ends in a Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Case Ends in a Mistrial After Jury Deadlocks
- June 20, 2017

Jurors continued their work a day after telling the judge they were unable to reach agreement on a unanimous verdict. - The dozen jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial spanned a diverse demographic range: white men in their 20s and 30s, middle-aged African Americans, elderly white women. (more...)
Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium
- June 20, 2017

When President Trump was inaugurated in January, Spicer was running the communications team and serving as press secretary. The daily briefings from the White House podium were frequently broadcast live on the major cable news networks and his combative back-and-forths with reporters soon earned him a lampooning on NBC's " Saturday Night Live ", where actress Melissa McCarthy's portrayal of him has become a national sensation. (more...)
Sphero's new Spider-Man toy is like an overly chatty camp counselor
- June 18, 2017

From a technical standpoint, what's really cool about the toy is that it shouldn't worry parents. A different beast altogether, Sphero's Spider-Man uses sensors, an app, and Bluetooth to "sense" what's going on, creating what is basically a Spider-Man themed variation of an augmented reality game with a physical counterpart, telling you what's around, encouraging you to fight the bad guys, and basically using an app made for both iPhone and Android to have fun with Spider-Man. (more...)
Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky' Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for 'Rocky'
- June 17, 2017

After serving in the military, he made industrial films for companies and worked as an assistant to directors, including Otto Preminger before directing his first film in 1969, Turn On to Love . He did not direct any of the sequels that followed but returned for Rocky V in 1990. He received an Oscar nomination in 1983 for his documentary short film Traveling Hopefully . (more...)
Georgia inmates accused of killing corrections officers caught in Tennessee
- June 16, 2017

Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said he doesn't know how the inmates were able to overpower the officers and kill them. "These are risky, seriously unsafe, vicious hoodlums". Baldwin State Prison transfer sergeants Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue were slain. According to CNN , Sills said the truck was ditched in Moore County in Tennessee and the two apparently stole a auto, which they drove to a house in Bedford County. (more...)
Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public
- June 13, 2017

Senate committee last week . Senators on that committee are expected to question Sessions about his meetings with Russians - a topic that has come under increased scrutiny amid investigations into Russian meddling in the USA presidential election. (more...)
Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins Would Love To Do A Superman Movie
- June 12, 2017

After breaking the $100 million mark in its first weekend, " Wonder Woman " was hailed as a victory for not only Jenkins and Gadot, but for women and girls everywhere. Gadot has spoken publicly about her time in the Israeli military. "She is the version of feminism that we need at that time". It appears that The Mummy reboot may be cursed from the start, failing to impress at the weekend box office, and proving no match for Diana Prince and the Amazons in Patty Jenkins' DCEU film, ... (more...)
Maryland, DC to sue Trump over 'disregard for' the Constitution
- June 12, 2017

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said they will make a formal statement Monday afternoon. The lawsuit, potentially historically unique, focuses on payments and benefits to Trump's businesses from foreign governments and the president's failure to keep promises to separate public and private business, the report said. (more...)
Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants
- June 10, 2017

The Philippines is majority Christian, but Mindanao has a significant population of Muslims and Marawi City is overwhelmingly Muslim. "There was an intense, house-to-house fire fight between the marines and the local terrorist group", Jo-Ar Herrera, army spokesman, told a televised press conference. (more...)
Bill Maher apologises for N-word slur: 'I did a bad thing' Bill Maher apologises for N-word slur: 'I did a bad thing'
- June 10, 2017

A week after he came under fire for using a racial slur on the air during his HBO talk show , Real Time , Bill Maher apologized and reflected on the comment. Bill Maher is shown at the Chicago Theatre on May 6 in Chicago. "You've got a lot of black jokes, you do. sometimes you sound like a redneck trucker". (more...)
Manchester United set to confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic's exit from Old Trafford Manchester United set to confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic's exit from Old Trafford
- June 09, 2017

The Swedish global signed on a one-year deal last season with the option of a second, but it is being reported that he will need to find a new club or retire. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals for United and became hugely popular among the supporters but, at 35, he is not expected to be kept on with manager Jose Mourinho looking at recruiting a new first-choice "number 9" - Daily Telegraph . (more...)
Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor
- June 09, 2017

The centerpiece unveiling at Monday's WWDC keynote presentation, the Home Pod is a predictably good looking and well designed device, and Apple CEO Tim Cook says, for one thing, the sound quality for music is going to blow everyone away. (more...)
America's Cup race conditions were within safe limits America's Cup race conditions were within safe limits
- June 08, 2017

THE FIRST day of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup play-off semi finals kicked off on the Great Sound in Bermuda with flawless sailing conditions. The mayhem came a day after Ainslie was forced to retire from two races because of serious damage to his wing sail. (more...)
Ariana Grande Resumes 'Dangerous Woman' Tour in Paris
- June 08, 2017

Roads will be blocked off around the concert venue in the east of Paris while police will help security guards to check fans as they arrive for the show. "Today's One Love Manchester benefit concert will not only continue, but will do so with greater objective", Braun said in a statement. Instead of completely cancelling the tour, Ariana , her manager Scooter Braun and her team immediately moved into action to organize the One Love Manchester benefit, which raised over $13 million. (more...)
Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit gig was bold, triumphant
- June 06, 2017

Before launching into her hit Side To Side , Grande told the crowd: 'I want to thank you so much for coming tonight and being so happy and strong and unified. The benefit concert has been a star-studded and emotional affair, with heartfelt speeches from performers like Pharrell and Miley Cyrus . Grande told the audience that her song selection was influenced by the mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell , who died in last month's bombing . (more...)

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